Jobs at Homa

Homa & Sekey Books welcomes those of you who are interested in the exciting world of book publishing. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Assistant to Publisher (Full- or Part Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform various operational duties that are typical of an office environment: taking phone calls, drafting or writing letters in English, contacting authors, bookstores, libraries, organizing and maintaining files, etc. Use personal computers to run word processing, spreadsheet, database management, desktop publishing, and graphics programs.

Special duties will include applying for publishing cataloging information and listing new titles with various publishing directories and databases. Some other publishing-related duties may also be involved.

This is basically an entry-level position with a lot of room for growth and promotion.

Qualifications and Skills Needed

Must be proficient in English, competent in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and oral communication. Must be computer literate, very familiar with Word, Excel, and the Internet. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills and be willing to perform different duties.

Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese is required. Book lovers will be given priority consideration, other things being equal.

How to apply:

Interested individuals please email your resume and cover letter to No phone calls.



Freelance Acquisitions Editor

Homa & Sekey Books is seeking a freelance acquisitions editor specializing in Chinese history, culture, and/or Chinese language learning. This position reports to the publisher and will help to develop and strengthen Homa & Sekey Books’ ventures in publishing. The ideal candidate should have experience in acquiring manuscripts for trade titles, possess excellent communication skills and have sound knowledge of the targeted market.

How to apply:

Interested individuals please email your resume and cover letter to No phone calls.



Internships (Flexible hours)

Homa & Sekey Books is pleased to offer part- or full time internships to qualified applicants. Most internship positions are non-paying, with flexible hours (we offer a small stipend to the interns: enough for lunch, transportation, and little else), but these are positions that may lead young book enthusiasts to glory in the world of books. Internship programs are available throughout the year. Internship assignments exist in a variety of areas within the company such as Editorial, Publicity, Marketing, Graphic Design, Production, and Customer Service. Interns should have basic computer skills, an interest in books and publishing, and a good command of the rules of English grammar.

How to apply:

If you’re interested, please email your resume and cover letter to: No phone calls.